Dr. Ashwin Kayyoor is a Senior Principal Researcher at Symantec Research Labs. He obtained his Ph.D. in Computer Science from University of Maryland, College Park under the guidance of Prof. Amol Deshpande and Prof. Jimmy Lin. The title of his Ph.D. thesis was "Minimizing Resource Consumption through Workload Consolidation in Large-scale Distributed Data Platforms". He holds bachelors degree in Computer Science from Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad, India.
He enjoys applying graph theoretical concepts, machine learning, and NLP to solve data science and in general large-scale data management systems problems. He is also interested in designing and building scalable systems for large-scale data analytics. To date, he has published several research papers in top tier conferences and filed numerous patents in the area of data analytics, storage and security.
Previously, through several internships and research positions, he has worked on problems that span a variety of research areas such as Database Systems, Graph Analytics, Data Markets, Information Extraction, Knowledge Management, Security, Artificial Intelligence, Parallel Computing, ML, NLP.